The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in IT jobs advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Gaming
Rank 10 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Games 10 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 14.29% 7.55% 15.22%
As % of the General category 32.26% 25.00% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Average salary - £24,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -45.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Games
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harrow region.

General Category
Harrow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
31 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrow 44.29% 30.19% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 17
Average salary £39,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

Games
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Games Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

Games
Salary Trend in Harrow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games across the Harrow region.

Games Salary Trend in Harrow

Games
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games.

1 13 (68.42%) Project Management
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Retail
4 6 (31.58%) User Stories
5 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) JIRA
5 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
5 5 (26.32%) Validation
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (26.32%) Perl
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
6 4 (21.05%) Python
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) MySQL
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (21.05%) RHCE
6 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
6 4 (21.05%) Matrix Management
6 4 (21.05%) Cobbler
6 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
6 4 (21.05%) Confluence
6 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (21.05%) Puppet
7 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Mobile App

Games
Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Harrow region citing Games also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Games. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
1 4 (21.05%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (21.05%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.53%) FitNesse
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) StyleCop
4 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) NeoLoad
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) JUnit
4 1 (5.26%) NUnit
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Designer
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Graduate
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Head of Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Head of Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Head of Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Velocity
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PMI
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Project Management
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) User Stories
5 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
5 5 (26.32%) Validation
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (21.05%) Matrix Management
6 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
6 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (15.79%) RAD
7 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.53%) SOA
8 2 (10.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) Python
2 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) RHCE
2 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
3 2 (10.53%) IIBA
4 1 (5.26%) APMP
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
1 4 (21.05%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Veritas
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) hybris
2 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.26%) ATG
3 1 (5.26%) Alterian
3 1 (5.26%) Endeca
3 1 (5.26%) Unica
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.26%) Elastic Path
3 1 (5.26%) Siebel
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft